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Now that December is fast approaching, the pressure over who’s going to have the best holiday decorations is on. I’m going to let you in on a little secret: everyone else knows about the existence of Pinterest. So if you really want to win this contest, take a look at the often overlooked (possibly because of its impracticality) Hollywood-style Christmas. Here’s...

Nothing makes you hungrier than the holidays, where food and festivities go hand in hand. But many real estate lovers have (maybe) wondered, can you also marry food and real estate? The answer, friends, is yes! Below is a roundup of famous food mansions that you (yes, you!) can buy this Thanksgiving season. Campbell's Soup Mansion Live like a soup magnate in...

You just became a homeowner—congratulations! In between the oh-my-gosh-I-have-a-mortgage feeling and the pile of empty pizza boxes (you have yet to unpack your cookware), new homeowners may be making a mental list of all the things you’re going to do to make your home your home—projects you plan to knock out the first few weeks as king (or queen!) of...

By D.E. Rosen In TV sitcoms, life in a New York City apartment – and all its colorful trappings – is the stuff of fantasy. But in the real world, where prices for condos and apartments in New York reach record-breaking levels each year, owning property like the West Village loft from “Friends” could require the salary of an A-list actor. The average price...

We're back to scrounging up the wacky and wonderful here on Housecall. In this edition, let's look at some of the craziest kitchens around. Green fever This strange, abstract design in lime green is sure to appeal to someone, somewhere. Source: UpToDesign Minimalist This modern, sleek design has you going “What kitchen, where?” Source: emmas blogg Ultra mod This...

A fan of the legendary Frank Sinatra? Now you can live like you're part of the rat pack. Built for Sinatra himself, this sprawling desert home offered the perfect space for the multi-talented musician and actor, regardless of if he was seeking solitude or partying it up with his crew, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis, Jr., Peter Lawford and Joey Bishop. Named Villa Maggio...

Selling a home as iconic as the ‘Flintstone House’ is not for the faint of heart (or for those looking for a quick sale in order to untether themselves from the real estate game so they can spend their retirement traveling). As the current owner of the Hillsborough, Calif., home can attest, it’s time to move on and share the quirky space that’s been on the...

A North Dallas mansion that was the set for the elegant family home of the Ewing clan on the mega-hit television series “Dallas” is for sale. Largely responsible for changing many American’s image of Texas from cowboys and bull riding to mansions, beautiful women and expensive jewelry, “Dallas” became the epitome of Texas wealth and oil money. It was...

If you're on the hunt for supremely luxurious living in California, peek behind the gates of 4130 Calle Isabella, located in stunning San Clemente. Snug inside the prestigious private enclave Cotton Point Estates, this sprawling Spanish-style residence is sure to elicit several oohs and ahhs from anyone who nears. Designed by James Glover in 2007, the estate features...

Argh, matey! A new trend in housing is afloat in Denmark, with college students from Copenhagen solving their cash-strapped housing woes with a series of floating apartments. The Copenhagen-based housing startup Urban Rigger designed a series of low-cost modular housing to float in Copenhagen’s urban harbors. At only $600 a month (a real deal in the trendy city),...